Spring Farm Walks 2015

Spring Farm Walks 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Find out how you can achieve Top Performance from Grazing at two free Farms Walks this April.

The “Forage Field – Milking Grass for Profit” Spring Farm Walks have become a mainstay of the annual calendar for grassland farmers the length and breadth of the U.K.  This year the RABDF, DairyCo and BGS partnership are traveling to Flintshire on 23rd and Gloucestershire on 28th April, to visit two farms showcasing a number of good practice elements and providing a platform for informative, progressive discussion around grazing management topics linked strongly to performance and profitability in dairy businesses.  

23rd April, kindly hosted by Ed Morgan at Carreg Y Llech Farm, Treuddyn, Mold.

Technical topics covered will include:

  • Transition to Autumn Block Calving

  • System Management – Phil Clarke, P&L Agriconsulting

  • Reseeding – Helen Mathieu, Germinal

  • Soil Analysis – Back to Basics


28th April, kindly hosted by Keith Davis, Mile Bridge Dairy, Lydney Estate, Aylburton.

Technical topics will include:

  • Business Evolution

  • Obsessive Grassland Management

  • Breeding the right animal for the right system

  • Managing financial risk


Pre-registration is essential. A complimentary lunch will be provided for RABDF and BGS members with proof of membership.

The events offer DairyPro CPD points.

To register visit: www.rabdf.co.uk

Or call: 0845 458 2711


For further information contact: charlotte.evans@britishgrassland.com or call 02476 696600


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